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Katie Wang

Katie Wang, TALON Photo Editor

Katie Wang (12) is the photo editor of the TALON Yearbook, and this is her fourth year on staff. This year, Katie looks forward to photographing with new staff members and experimenting with the new camera gear. When she isn't shooting an event, Katie alternates between annoying her dog and pretending to work on her college essays.

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“Weightlifting has changed what I value. Its made me a lot more ambitious. Before I did it, I was a bit complacent. I didnt really have any goals in life, but now my ambition has carried over to school in academics,” Leo Tuckey (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Raising the bar

by Katie Wang, TALON Photo Editor
March 6, 2023
“A lot of people think that in general, percussion is very basic, like hitting instruments, but with the marimba, you can do so much more. There are different types of mallets, different types of bars and different types of sounds you can make, so the versatility of percussion makes the potential to create infinite. Its really cool how you can integrate a lot of skills and make your own style of music, Harrison Chang (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Strike a chord

by Katie Wang, TALON Co-Photo Editor
March 29, 2022
“I always thought I would be a college recruit, but I realized that playing golf competitively was just not my thing. It was a really difficult decision to make, but in the end, I sacrificed golf for academics and committed to that choice without ever turning back or regretting it, Tina Xu (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Striking a balance

by Katie Wang, TALON Co-Photo Editor
March 25, 2022
“[In] freshman year, making new connections and meeting new people was not a priority for me. I’ve realized now that if you actually reach out to people and make the effort to get to know them, [the different perspectives] make every activity worth it. It sucks to do things on your own, Anya Warrier (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Meet me on stage

by Katie Wang, Co-Photo Editor
November 6, 2021
“I learned that even if my beliefs dont change, its really a powerful experience to be able to understand why someone might believe differently. In a lot of cases, our beliefs are driven by our fears and our hopes, things that may not be understood at first, but end up being more similar than expected,” Julia Biswas (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Beyond the data

by Katie Wang, TALON Photo Editor
March 17, 2021
“I really [believe in] having a moral code that rubs off on other people and makes other people better in your presence. Generally, people reflect the energy you give them, so you can expect whatever youre giving out,” Jason Hoang (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Live, laugh, learn

by Katie Wang, TALON Asst. Photo Editor
January 5, 2021
“I’m always glad to see people using their talents, their abilities to help others … not to fulfill a graduation requirement, but for the sake of helping. If people saw that both big and small steps can work wonders for the world, the community or even just a friend, we’d be in a better place,” Elizabeth Chen (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Always in heart, never apart

by Katie Wang, TALON Asst. Photo Editor
October 28, 2020
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